Causes to Consider


1 Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre 602 Gorge Rd. East Victoria, BC V8T 2W6 Ph: (250) 385-1114 Provides support and counselling for single parents.

Abbeyfield House St. Peters Society 1133A Reynolds Road Victoria, BC V8P 2K5 Ph: (250) 479-6140 Provides elderly men and women who do not require institutional care with friendship, comfort and security while preserving a degree of privacy and independence.

Aberdeen Hospital 1450 Hillside Victoria, BC V8T 2B7 Ph: (250)370-5645. To provide extended care hospitals.

Action Committee of People with Disabilities 948 View Street Victoria, BC V8V 3L5 Ph: (250) 383-4105 Promotes awareness, acceptance and understanding of the issues and problems facing people with disabilities. Activities include public advocacy, individual advocacy and the consumer card program.

AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) 3rd floor – 713 Johnson Street Victoria, BC V8W 1M8  Ph: (250) 384-2366 AIDS Vancouver Island serves the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C. We take evidence-based action to prevent infection, provide support and reduce stigma.

Alzheimer Society of BC 202-306 Burnside Road W, BC V8Z 1M1 Ph: 250-382-2052 Purpose is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and the cures..

Anawim Companions Society 973 Caledonia Ave Victoria, BC V8T 1E7, Ph: (250) 382-0283, Email: The purpose has been to empower people to embrace life since 1991. They do this by providing two programs: drop-in and residential. They offer a safe and sober home where people can find hope and get their needs met via various self-enriching programs, meals, showers, laundry facilities and people to talk to.

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria 1040 Moss Street Victoria, BC V8V 4P1 Ph: (250) 384-4171 The purposes of the Art Gallery is to enliven and enrich the human spirit through the visual arts. In addition to the gallery, services include the gallery gift shop, art rental / sales program, library and facility rentals. They also have programs from docents who help with the exhibits to the gallery-in-the-schools.

Artemis Place Society 3020 Richmond Rd Victoria, BC V8R 4V1 Ph: (250) 598-5183 Provides academic, life skills and counselling support to girls who have not been successful in regular schools, and provides child care for teen mothers.

(The) Arthritis Society 2nd Floor- 2680 Richmond Road, Victoria, BC V8R 4S9. Ph: (250) 519-4002. Provides leadership and funding for research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by arthritis.

artsREACH Unit 10 – 909 Carolwood Drive Victoria, BC V8X 3T9 Ph: (778) 678-6282 Provide free theatre and visual arts workshops to public elementary and middle schools, to educate, support and inspire individuals to effect positive change within the community.